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Donald G. Cathcart Ballooning Collection

Creator:
Cathcart, Donald Guthrie, 1889-  Search this
Names:
National Association of American Balloon Corps Veterans  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. Army Balloon School -- Fort Omaha, Neb.  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. Army Balloon School -- Ross Field, Cal.  Search this
Wingfoot Lighter-Than-Air Society  Search this
Cathcart, Donald Guthrie, 1889-  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Date:
1932-1965
bulk 1932-1951
Summary:
This collection consists of the following: photographs of Donald Cathcart during training at the Army Balloon schools at Arcadia, California (Ross Field) and at Ft. Omaha, Nebraska; miscellaneous material on the National Association of American Balloon Corps Veterans (NAABCV) including copies of "Haul Down & Ease Off", the official publication of the NAABCV, membership lists; and several copies of the "Wingfoot Lighter than Air Society Bulletin".
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the following: photographs of Donald Cathcart during training at the Army Balloon schools at Arcadia, CA (Ross Field) and at Ft. Omaha, NE; miscellaneous material on the NAABCV including copies of Haul Down & Ease Off, the official publication of the National Association of American Balloon Corps Veterans (NAABCV) and membership lists; and several copies of the Wingfoot Lighter than Air Society Bulletin.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement:
The Donald G. Cathcart Ballooning Collection is arranged by content type.
Biographical / Historical:
Donald Guthrie Cathcart [1889-1973] reported to the United States Army Balloon School in 1917. He was a free balloon pilot, an aerial observer, and flight instructor before his honorable discharge in 1920. Cathcart served at both Ross Field, Arcadia, California, and Fort Omaha, Nebraska. He was also a member of National Association of American Balloon Corps Veterans (NAABCV) and the Wingfoot Lighter than Air Society.
Provenance:
Donald G. Cathcart, gift, 1964-1965, XXXX-0344, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Citation:
Donald G. Cathcart Ballooning Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0344, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0344
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Donald G. Cathcart Ballooning Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0344
Online Media:

"Wingfoot Lighter-Than Air Society Bulletin"

Collection Creator:
Cathcart, Donald Guthrie, 1889-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
bulk 1957, 1963-1964
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Donald G. Cathcart Ballooning Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0344, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Donald G. Cathcart Ballooning Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0344-ref507

Wingfoot Lighter-Than-Air Society

Collection Creator:
Upson, Ralph Hazlett, 1888-1968  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1958 - 1965
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Ralph Hazlett Upson Collection, Acc. XXXX-0177, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph Hazlett Upson Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0177-ref30

Wingfoot Lighter-Than-Air Society

Collection Creator:
Upson, Ralph Hazlett, 1888-1968  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Ralph Hazlett Upson Collection, Acc. XXXX-0177, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph Hazlett Upson Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0177-ref31

Wingfoot Lighter-Than-Air Society Bulletin Vols 12-13

Collection Creator:
Fulton, Garland, 1890-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 25, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
Nov 1964 – March 1966
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
Collection Citation:
Garland Fulton Collection, Accession XXXX-0101, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Garland Fulton Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0101-ref213

Wingfoot Lighter-Than-Air Society Bulletin Vols 14-15

Collection Creator:
Fulton, Garland, 1890-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 25, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
Nov 1966 – Oct 1968
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
Collection Citation:
Garland Fulton Collection, Accession XXXX-0101, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Garland Fulton Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0101-ref214

Wingfoot Lighter-Than-Air Society Bulletin Vols 16-17

Collection Creator:
Fulton, Garland, 1890-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 25, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
Dec 1968 – March 1970
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
Collection Citation:
Garland Fulton Collection, Accession XXXX-0101, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Garland Fulton Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0101-ref215

LTA bulletin

Author:
Wingfoot Lighter-Than-Air Society  Search this
Physical description:
18 v. ill. 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1954
Topic:
Balloons--Periodicals  Search this
Airships  Search this
Call number:
TL605 .W77
TL605.W77
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_369223

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